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Murder investigation after body found in hostel

Detectives have launched a murder investigation after a man was found dead at a hostel in Birmingham.

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Murder investigation after body found in hostel

The body was found at the hostel on Durham Road in Sparkhill on Sunday. Credit: ITV News Central

Detectives have launched a murder investigation after a man was found dead at a hostel in Birmingham.

The body of the 52-year-old was found just after 10am on Sunday at the hostel on Durham Road in Sparkhill.

Police were called and arrested eight men and one woman on suspicion of murder – they all remain in custody and will be questioned later today.

Officers remain at the scene to carry out enquiries this morning. A number of people are in custody.

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